category: african-american

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Call for Book Chapters: Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia Perimeter College
contact email: 
lauren.curtright@gpc.edu

Conventional deployments of the term “sustainability” emphasize “avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines this word.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

[REMINDER] International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Call for Papers Journal Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397)
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in February 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

CFP for the Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus at NWSA- on "Precarity"- FEB 6 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus; National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu; anson.kochrein@gmail.com; ochoakaup@gmail.com; pughallyson@gmail.com; mbspiege@asu.edu

The Trans/Gender­Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. The conference will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconson Nov. 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Update! We are very happy with the responses to our CFP, but have had requests to allow some additional time for submissions.

SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Performance, Praxis, Activism, and The Promise of Critical Pedagogy (Riverside, CA--May 21 - 24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gc.cuny.edu) & Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

The Performance Working Group (PWG) of the Cultural Studies Association calls for participants for two sessions at the 2015 conference in Riverside, California (May 21 - 24, 2014).

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery

full name / name of organization: 
University of Poitiers
contact email: 
boundlabor2015@gmail.com

One-day conference

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery: legal codifications, transfers and the harmonization of the practices

Poitiers University, France,

[UPDATE] Performance and the Body- Submissions due January 15th

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap Issue #77
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Historically, studies of performance have often been tied to star images, focusing on issues of celebrity in professional, public, and private spaces.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Hopkins Society
contact email: 
n.aljoe@neu.edu

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Ho

The Failed Individual, International Conference (Universität Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015), DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, Universität Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers. I despise them,”

The Lion and the Unicorn Special Edition: Children's Literature and WWI

full name / name of organization: 
The Lion and the Unicorn
contact email: 
weeksj@iupui.edu

Call for Submissions

WRITING HOME: BATTLEFRONT AND HOMEFRONT, CHILDREN’S LITERATURE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

Update: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015 In the memory of the late Najib Fathlaoui

full name / name of organization: 
the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
contact email: 
sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

[UPDATE] Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015 (02.13.15; 11.4.15 - 11.8.15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
SSAWW2015.submit@gmail.com

SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Due Date: Friday, February 13, 2015 for all proposals. Send proposals to: ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Call for Papers for Vol. II Issue 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

CFP: The Verse Novel for Young Readers (Deadline: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (Austin, TX; January 7th - 10th, 2016)
contact email: 
abate.30@osu.edu

Call for Papers
Modern Language Association Conference
Austin, Texas
January 7th – 10th, 2016

The Verse Novel for Young Readers

[UPDATE] Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in 2015 or 2016.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 22, 2015

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics
EXTENDED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: January 30th, 2015

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speech by Jasbir Puar

Master class by Marlon Ross

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CROSSOVERS: GENDER, GENRE, GEOGRAPHY

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Sahoo and Ramit Samaddar (Centre for Advanced Study in English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
contact email: 
soniasahoo25@gmail.com; ramitsamaddar@gmail.com

Our proposed collection aims to explore the meanings of crossover in the eighteenth century.

UPDATE: Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals/American Literature Association conference
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on “Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals” for the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston,

Fusing the Past and Present: Art and Art History in the 21st Century (Fourth Annual Undergraduate Conference at UMass Dartmouth)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
contact email: 
bjanus@umassd.edu

Fusing the Past and Present: Art and Art History in the 21st Century
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Contact Email: bjanus@umassd.edu
Fourth Annual Undergraduate Conference

Girls’ Economies: Work & Play Cultures— Edited Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Anselmo-Sequeira
contact email: 
danselmo@uci.edu

Girls’ Economies: Work & Play Cultures

Edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell
and Diana Anselmo-Sequeira
foreword by Dr. Eileen Boris

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey.
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

This International Conference is an annual academic event organized by Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey.

The Tau literary and visual arts journal

full name / name of organization: 
Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

Submission accepted NOW through January 30, 2015.

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

SANE: Sequential Art Narratives in Education (April 27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SANE: Sequential Art Narratives in Education
contact email: 
rgraham7@unl.edu

SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narratives in Education
ISSN: 2153-2613
Call for Papers
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